Gita Mandir, Somnath
Gita Mandir, Somnath - Address
Address: Somnath, Prabhas Patan, Gujarat 362268
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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About Gita Mandir, Somnath
The Gita Mandir is also popularly referred to as Birla Mandir and is one of the most visited temples after the main Somnath temple in Somnath. It is referred to as Birla temple as it was built by the Birlas in the 1970s. The Mandir is famous for its depiction of the Bhagwat Gita, which is carved out on 18 marble pillars. The temple itself is said to be located at the spot where Lord Krishna took rest after walking from Bhalka Tirth when he was shot by an arrow. Also the walls are adorned with various beautiful paintings of Lord Krishna. The temple has the idols of Lord Krishna in the middle and Lord Lakshminarayan and Lord Sita Ram on his two sides.
Gita Mandir Information
- Follow Hindu Temple customs such as removing of footwear outside the temple and wearing modest clothing.
How To reach Gita Mandir by Public Transport
- By renting a car or taxi.
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